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Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Foon Sham

Ductile, 2015

 
 
Foon Sham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 13, 2018
1. Foon Sham Marker
Inscription.  Built from 876 pieces of wood, Ductile evokes water-collecting vessels to symbolize the functions of the rain garden to collect, hold, and filter excess rain water.
 
Erected 2015 by Golden Triangle Business Improvement District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEnvironment.
 
Location. 38° 54.207′ N, 77° 2.607′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 19th Street Northwest north of L Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1105 19th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Growing here (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Growing here (about 400 feet away); Nunziato DiPerna (about 700 feet away); Nineteenth Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
Foon Sham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 13, 2018
2. Foon Sham Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of James Monroe (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Seven Buildings" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch (approx. ¼ mile away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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